Painting the warp

I have been experimenting with painting a white warp after I put it on the loom.  Here is a piece from Tabula Rasa collection, started as a white cottolin warp: And this is a piece from “Into the sunset collection”, where I aimed for a gradient transition from indigo to white:

Understanding silk

When you see a label on a garment “100% silk”, what does it tell you?  Other than content, not much about silk grade and type.  If you see something like “Mulberry silk”, is that more information?  Yes, but that only talks about type of silk.  What about “bourette”? This is definitely silk grade, but not … More Understanding silk